Markus Dohle, the CEO of Penguin Random House, announced that Don Weisberg, the current president of Penguin Young Readers, will be leaving the company. Weisberg has accepted the position of president of Macmillan Publishers U.S.
Jen Loja, a senior vice president and associate publisher, has been appointed as Weisberg’s successor. Loja’s start date has been scheduled for Dec. 1.
Weisberg has been at the head of Penguin Young Readers since 2008; he has devoted almost three decades to a career in publishing. Loja joined the division back in 2009; she brings with her more than ten years of experience in this industry.